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Second Annual ‘Wealth Garden Entertainment Juneteenth Celebration’ Raises Over $6,000 for HBCU Student Scholarships

LOS ANGELESJune 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Wealth Garden Entertainment and Jetset Token (JTS), the first luxury lifestyle crypto currency, hosted their 2nd annual event on June 18th celebrating Black excellence while raising funds for HBCU student scholarships. The exclusive invite-only event was held at a private location in Los Angeles and drew over 150 guests including notable influencers, athletes, artists and creatives. All proceeds from the event will go toward HBCU Heroes scholarships.

Presented by Jetset Token and sponsored by a host of leading brands including Sprayground, Snoop Dogg’s Indoggo Gin, Stealth Lounge, C4 Energy, Chef J, ERF Exhibit, Root Strength, Supherb, the feature film “Delia’s Gone,” Tequila D’Cortes, Star Beer, Dizzle, INlighten Community, Blazy Susan, Fantasy Sportscon & Sour Strips.

As Black business owners, Jetset Token Founder, Maverick Bailey, and Wealth Garden Entertainment Founder, Charles Bascom, hope to empower and give back to the next generation: “It was a statement event with talent like NFL veteran Devin FunchessLio Rush and Brittney Reese, a 3x Olympic medalist joining us,” said Maverick Bailey, CEO & Founder of Jetset Token.

An exclusive viewing of the upcoming independent film “Delia’s Gone” starring Stephan James premiered at the event in association with HBCU Heroes. The film invites audiences to join activists, advocates, and organizers to reimagine public safety in order to prioritize care, healing, and prevention. HBCU Heroes was founded by NBA veteran George Lynch & CEO Tracey Pennywell, to provide scholarship, internship, & career opportunities to students in the HBCU community.

Our goal was to raise $6,019 to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday and pass on the opportunity for advanced education to the next generation of students,” said Charles Bascom, CEO of Wealth Garden Entertainment. “With our power packed guest list, we raised over $6,500 for the inaugural WGE x HBCU Heroes Juneteenth Scholarship. We’re so happy to have partnered with Maverick at Jetset Token & the Team at HBCU Heroes to create this opportunity for the students. I’d like to give a big thank you to Taji Owens, StickGonBang, King Rah-j, Torrian Ball, Will The Space Kid, & ArmonieJay for coming out and performing for our guests.”

The top donors from the event included: Mark Pryor, Dr. Daphne BascomCraig StilesDevin FunchessAlex LiuStephen SaleebaCortez CubillasBrittney Reese, Jaccpot Tracey & Director Betts.

SOURCE Wealth Garden Entertainment

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